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  • Serves: 8 Servings

Buddhist Monk's Soup

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Category: Chinese, Vegetarian

 Ingredients List

  • 1 qt Water
  • 1 lb Pumkin or butternut squash
  • - peeled & cut into
  • - large chunks
  • 1 Sweet potato
  • - peeled & chunked
  • 1/2 c Raw peanuts; shelled and
  • - skinned. Soaked 30 min,
  • - drained & roughly chopped
  • 1/3 c Dried mung beans
  • - soaked 30 min and drained
  • 3 tb Vegetable oil
  • 1 Square of bean curd
  • 1 qt Coconut milk
  • 1/2 oz Cellophane noodles,
  • - soaked 20 min, drained
  • - & cut into 1 inch sections


~- Boil the water and drop in the pumpkin/squash, sweet potato, peanuts and
mung beans. Cook on medium heat for 35 min. While making the soup, prepare
the bean curd by heating the oil in a frying pan and cooking the curd until
light brown on both sides. Slice lengthwise into 1/4 inch strips and set

After the 35 min, check the mung beans for softness. If they're soft, add
the coconut milk and a touch of salt. Bring up to a boil and throw in the
cellophane noodles and fried bean curd.

Serve with rice and Buddhist Nuoc Leo.

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